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An Iowa degree sets you apart


Best Online Education Programs (U.S. News & World Report)
College of Education in Iowa, #50 in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)
Best Public Universities (U.S. News & World Report)
Times Higher Education
One of the top 250 universities in the world (Times Higher Education)
Poets & Writers magazine
18 consecutive years on the Fiske Guide to Colleges "Best Buy" list
 top 10
4 graduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the nation



Outcomes & Impact

  • 95% of graduates find a job or are accepted to graduate school within 6 months of graduation
  • #14 - Best Career Services (Princeton Review)
  • Creates $16 in economic impact for every $1 in state funding
  • 4,100+ employers have hired Iowa graduates in the past 3 years
  • $2.4 billion projected impact of UI research discoveries on Iowa’s economy by 2020
  • $867 million in external research funding in FY 2022
  • Top trainer of Iowa professionals:
    Iowa’s dentists
    78% of Iowa’s dentists
    Iowa’s physicians
    53% of Iowa’s physicians
    Iowa’s pharmacists
    51% of Iowa’s pharmacists
    Iowa’s advanced practice nurses
    82% of Iowa’s advanced practice nurses
    Iowa’s physician assistants
    77% of Iowa’s physician assistants
    Iowa’s school districts
    Iowa education alumni in all 99 Iowa counties

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